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Delivering outstanding projects through collaborative frameworks


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Carefoot are a Construction, Transport and Property Company with Traditional Family Values

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Over 70% of Carefoot Construction Work is Partnered with Local Authorities

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Carefoot register all construction sites under The Considerate Constructors Scheme

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Carefoot have an exemplary Health and Safety Record

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Carefoot log all their carbon emissions and aim to reduce year on year via Construct CO2

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Carefoot have a dedicated Customer Care Department after Project Handover

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Carefoot are fully committed to Apprenticeships and Training of all their Staff

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Carefoot aim to eliminate 90% waste created on site through improved design and procurement

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Carefoot have a proven track record of Continuous Improvement via Client KPIs

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Carefoot have a strong, quality supply chain with relationships continuing over 40 years or more


  • “I am unaware of any negative information regarding Carefoot and the whole team during the whole project to date. This can only reflect on their considerate approach to this welcome and innovative school project. Having experience on school construction projects before – I have to say, I have never had the pleasure of meeting such a dedicated and happy team than those who have clearly delivered on the project so far.”

    Nick Sheeran, Headteacher, Birkdale Primary School

  • “This project has been an unbelievable journey of achievement for all. Our children have had this privilege of seeing excellent workmanship at first hand. This project has been a success due to the excellent relationships, partnerships and collaboration of all the companies involved. Thank you for all your hard work, dedication, professionalism and excellent workmanship. With heartfelt gratitude.”

    Jo Longworth, Headteacher, Bowerham Primary School, Lancaster

  • “I note the comments below from Paula Berry our Locality Team Manager in Preston. I would wish to endorse Paula’s comments, both in terms on thanking you for your generosity with the food bank, and also repairs to the local church. We are very encouraged to be working with a contractor who displays such ethical principles, and who values and supports the local community.”

    Mike Naraynsingh, Network Operational Manager, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Trust

  • “The finished product has been accepted well by those working within its confines and by all those who have viewed the building. The school is grateful for your cooperation during the building phase regarding noise, deliveries, exams etc. which allowed for the continued running of the school.”

    David S King FCIB JP Chair of Governors, Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School

  • “I have no hesitation in recommending Walter Carefoot & Sons (Construction) Ltd for any future building projects.”

    Sarah Greer, Headteacher, Litherland Moss Primary School

  •  ”A superb building contractor completing on time and on budget. Very rare these days. Well done.”

    Dr Martin Boulton, High Master, The Manchester Grammar School

  • Opening Manchester Grammar School Sports Hall, Warren Smith, Lord Lieutenant of Manchester said
    “In my 30 years as a property developer, I have never seen a building project glide through as smoothly as this.

    Warren Smith, Lord Lieutenant of Manchester

  • I just wanted to say well done to you and your team for your excellent work on the Merefield Extension. I am aware that both the Head and Teachers are delighted with their new facility (and I know that they have high expectations) which is praise indeed!  I’m also aware it came in within the budget as well, so a double well done.

    Graham Bayliss, Sefton MBC

  • It has been a real pleasure working with all of your team and this has made the project so much easier for the school. 

    Jane Mason, School Business Manager, Moorside Primary School, Lancaster

  • The quality of their work, care and understanding of their staff and overall effectiveness of their partnership with us has been excellent. I would recommend themunreservedly to any colleague in a school or college.

    John Moran, Business Manager, Fairfield High School for Girls

  • “I would like to add that it was a real pleasure to work with Carefoot’s on this project and would also like to thank Mark, Peter and Dave the site manager for all their input and professionalism to ensure that the work was completed on time, within budget and to the complete satisfaction of the client.”

    Andrew Cywinski, Lancashire County Council, Seven Stars Primary School

  • “I would very much like to express my appreciation on the way that Carefoot have managed the project from the first meeting at Winwick Road up to today”

    John Crumplin, John Crumplin Philip Johnson Partnership

  • “Having worked previously with two other building contractors we were very pleased to finally deal with an efficient and effective team. Bert Maddock has been superb – he has remained calm even when we were dithering and he dealt with our queries and concerns quickly. All of the site team deserve commendations.”

    Mrs Pendlebury, Business Manager, Tonge Moor Primary School

  • “During the meeting the performance of Carefoots was particularly acknowledged due to the average performance score of circa 96%  provided by the individual care home managers.

    I would just like to state for the record that the performance and professionalism shown by your team throughout the contracts has been outstanding in particular the efforts of Mike Slinger and Paul Mellors who have gone the extra mile on many occasions. 

    Credit where credit is due!”

    Brian Bush, Building Surveyor for Lancashire County Council

  • “I would have no hesitation in recommending your company to colleagues and can honestly state that I am absolutely delighted with the improvements the work has made to my school.”

    Mrs J Geldard, Headteacher, Lancaster Lane Primary School

  • “All visitors to the building remark on the quality of the finish. That is down to your dedication and commitment to excellence.”

    Mr Gary Hayes, Headteacher, Orrell St James CP School

  • “From the tendering process to the completion of the building works, Carefoot Plc have delivered to their promise. All Carefoot employees have conducted themselves in a highly commendable manner and have shown empathy with the issues facing a primary school. Safety has been excellent and their communication with all stakeholders exemplary.”

    Miss TS Walklate, Headteacher, The Quinta Primary School